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We Have a Winner!

UPDATE:  As to that beautiful Mini Cooper we raffled off earlier this year….  It’s been in the store for several months now. Guess what? It’s almost October and the winner has (finally) taken it home! Congratulations to Angela, and thanks to all who helped us raise some funding for our […]

SC in Building Forward – “Construction’s Dirty Secret: Deconstruction and reclaiming building materials are on the rise.”

August 20, 2019 – “Construction’s Dirty Secret: Environmentally friendly buildings still send a ton of waste to the landfill, but deconstruction and reclaiming building materials are on the rise.” Building Forward by Joe Bousquin Second Chance is proud to be included with the other industry heavy-hitters in this exceptionally well-researched […]

“Old, But New” – SC Front & Center in the Cover Story of the Baltimore Sun’s “Weekend” Section

August 16, 2019 – “Old, But New” Cover Story in the Weekend Section of The Baltimore Sun by Christian Tkacik Great to be among the places “to get your rare item fix on Baltimore’s Antique Row”!

Second Chance Proudly Mentors Baltimore Teens Via YouthWorks for 11th Year!

It’s no secret that “Charm City” sometimes garners “uncharming” press. For all its wonders, our city has its fair share of warts and wrinkles. The youth of Baltimore are among those significantly impacted by the city’s challenges, with some trying to merely survive at the epicenter of the tumult. These […]

SC Staff Interviewed on FM 89.3’s National “Crossroads” Broadcast

Pete and Will enjoyed an hour in Washington D.C.’s WPFW studio sharing about Second Chance and its impact.  A unique and rewarding aspect was interacting with callers during the latter portion of the show. Take a listen here: Broadcast Date: July 16, 2019  

Yelp Yourself to Some Yelpers’ Love!

We’re not bragging on us, we’re bragging on YOU!! Thanks so much for the digital love ❣️

2019 Top-Rated Nonprofit Award – 6th Consecutive Year!

What can we say? It’s with great humility and appreciation that we announce earning this prestigious recognition for the sixth consecutive year! We don’t do what we do for accolades, but it still feels good when so many people affirm the social, environmental, architectural and economic difference we’re making in […]

ABC’s WMAR Channel 2 News Story – “The non-profit Second Chance gives furniture, building materials and employees a new purpose”

June 17, 2019 – “The non-profit Second Chance gives furniture, building materials and employees a new purpose” by Megan Knight of ABC’s WMAR Channel 2 in Baltimore If you’re driving down I-95 South heading out of the city, there’s a chance you’ve seen a massive warehouse with the words “What […]

“Community Partners Evenings” Commence!

Local social enterprises have the ability to create a full spectrum network of support, care and continuity for the Baltimore community. To strengthen our collaborative efforts, this week we hosted the first of many “Community Partners Evenings.” This was a powerful opportunity to share not only our Retrain, Reclaim and […]

SC in Next Avenue’s Article “Using Salvage Stores to Improve Your Home on the Cheap”

May 16, 2019 – “Using Salvage Stores to Improve Your Home on the Cheap” by Judy Colbert in the Money section of Next Avenue After colorful commentary that surfaces advantages of using old materials in new designs, Colbert writes: Pete Theodore, marketing manager for Second Chance, in Baltimore, cites another advantage […]